Ayleen Arteaga

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Honors Thesis


With the collaboration of the Department of Bioengineering and the Community of Permanent Supported housing, a wearable noise sensor that warns a user if he or she is above a certain decibel threshold was created with Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene as the casing material, and an alternative, more sustainable, version of that device was created, replacing the casing material with Polylactic Acid and replacing the lithium ion battery for a solar battery. Overall, the device was reliable and durable. The changes in manufacturing led to a decrease in the overall carbon footprint.

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